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40,000 fewer summer jobs for students

11:55 03/04/2013

This summer there will be 40,000 fewer jobs available for students wanting to earn extra money, the Corelio newspapers report today. This represents a 10% decrease on last year. Supermarkets, technology companies, metal factories and the food industry are the sectors in which most summer vacancies are expected to disappear. “This is mainly due to the poor economic outlook,” said Paul Verschueren of Federgon, the federation of HR service providers. “There is little demand for casual labour and the demand for student workers follows that trend.” There will still be lots of student jobs available in amusement parks and in the hospitality industry.

Written by The Bulletin